Biographies, history, fiction and coffee table books, all by regional writers and presses.
This biography of Minnesotan Roland Reed, who spent his life photographing Indians, includes 400 historic images.
A richly illustrated history of one of Twin Citians' favorite lakes.
The history, the geography, the building, the playing -- everything you want to know about the golf courses of Minnesota. Lavishly illustrated.
For anyone who is addicted to HGTV shows about house remodeling. Gorgeous photos of those swanky Minneapolis homes that you have admired as you've walked the lakes.
A book to break your heart: Photos and stories of dozens of fabulous buildings now missing from the landscape of Duluth.
A history of trains, train stations and train transportation, with historical photos that will make you nostalgic for the good old days of rail travel.
Portraits and short biographies of notable elders from Lac Courte Oreilles.
The son of the late senator looks back on growing up and being inspired by his father, and losing him in a tragic plane crash.
A memoir of a woman's life in World War II Germany, written with her Minnesota daughter.
Oh, we had scandals and murders and accidents and crimes -- collected here from the pages of newspapers past.
A powerful, lovely and sad memoir of growing up in northern Minnesota.
After the death of her mother, Mary Bly moved with her family to Paris for a year, where they slipped neatly into Parisian life -- and where Bly looks back on memories of her mother, her aging father and her childhood in Minnesota.
Beautifully written reportage on life, past and present, on Indian reservations.
The blackly humorous memoir of a young man who grew up in Rochester with his alcoholic, abusive father, a noted surgeon at the Mayo Clinic.
Beautiful, whimsical and wryly humorous essays on the natural world by a Whiting Award winner.
The life -- and battles -- of a dedicated organic farmer near the Twin Cities. A wonderful read.
The story of a con man and a know-it-all, set in all your favorite Minneapolis haunts.
A bittersweet love story about a secret a daughter discovers about her mother's past.
Short stories about Midwestern suburban men and their not necessarily fulfilling lives.
The story of an Iowa farm girl and a young Hmong boy on the cusp of great change.
An unhappy wife wishes her husband dead, but everything changes once he dies.
The remarkable life of Hildegard von Bingen, imagined by a fine historical novelist.
A literate, literary page-turner, set in the woods and wilderness along Lake Superior near Duluth.
A mild-mannered actuary finds that there's a whole big world out there -- way out there.
A page-turner about a boy, his mother and a terrible crime on a North Dakota reservation. Winner of the National Book Award.